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Martin Judd becomes youngest Rotary President

A former Cambridge local has become what is believed to be the youngest serving Rotary president in the world. Having turned 22 in April, Martin Judd, who grew up in Cambridge and moved to the…

Electric vehicle owners give their take on E-driving

Cambridge now has its very own electric vehicle (EV) charging station, which opened recently at the corner of Queen and Victoria Streets. It provides not only the chance for locals to charge up their own…

Cambridge finalists in Waipa Business Awards

  Thirteen Cambridge businesses will feature as finalists at Friday’s Waipa Business Awards, kicking off at the Mystery Creek Events centre from 6.30pm. The Awards recognise, reward and celebrate business excellence across the Waipa district…

Improvements for Cambridge discussed at Friendly Forum

Hon. Louise Upston’s Friendly Forum last week gave some promising insight into the positive happenings around the country and within the district. The hour-long chat with the local MP, held at the Cambridge Health and…

Farewell for longest-serving Cambridge Middle School teacher

A long-standing member of the Cambridge Middle School community hung up his teaching hat for the last time on Monday, leaving behind a lasting legacy after more than four decades with the school. Richard Glover,…

LJ Hooker Cancer Society Ball raises more than 100k

The inaugural LJ Hooker Cancer Society Ball held at Mystery Creek on Saturday was not only a hit with guests but also raised just over $100K for the Waikato Bay of Plenty (WaiBOP) Cancer Society….

Hautapu School students keep up the fight against plastic

Hautapu School students did more than just make environmentally-friendly bags during Plastic Free July. It’s been a busy few months for environmentally-minded students and teachers at Hautapu School. Earlier this year, two young students piqued…

Cambridge BMX rider wins 5th consecutive world title

Cambridge local Leila Walker has continued her remarkable run of performances to win a fifth-straight UCI BMX World Championship title in the USA. The Cambridge Middle School student won the 12-year-old girls’ title on the…

New electric vehicle station for Cambridge

A new electric car (EV) station was opened in Cambridge last week, at the corner of Queen and Victoria Streets. It is one of 105 charging stations set to be opened across the country by…

Truck tip causes road closure

A section of State Highway 1 south of Cambridge was closed for several hours on Monday after a truck tipped, causing several volatile chemicals to spill onto the road. Detours via Taotaoroa Road were put…

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